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Ann-Christe Galloway

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Kelly Ansley is now library director at East Georgia State College.

Jamie Wittenberg has been named research data management librarian and head of the Scholarly Communication Department for the Indiana University-Bloomington Libraries. Wittenberg previously served as the service design analyst at the Research Data Management Program at the University of California-Berkeley.

J. Wendel Cox has been appointed humanities and social sciences librarian with liaison responsibilities for History and English Literature at the Dartmouth College Library.

Kimberly Hamilton has joined the East Georgia State College Library team.

Allison McClanahan is now the collections and cataloging librarian for the Archives of Traditional Music in the Indiana University-Bloomington Libraries.

Shannon K. Supple has been named curator of Rare Books at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, starting March 1, 2017.


Virginia Dowsing Toliver, associate university librarian at Washington University-St. Louis, has retired. During her more than 35 years at the university, she has been responsible for budgeting, facilities, human resources, and technology, and has been involved in two multiyear renovations of John M. Olin Library. Toliver started at Washington University in 1981 as part of the Academic Library Management Internship with the Council on Library Resources. She was the first African American woman to be selected for the program. After her internship, she was hired in 1982 as the director of administration and planning for Washington University Libraries. In 2001, she became associate dean of administration for the libraries and, in 2012, was named associate university librarian. Her experience in libraries spans more than 45 years, including positions at Alcorn State University in Lorman, Mississippi, and University of Southern Mississippi-Hattiesburg. She has been vice-chair of the Literary Awards Committee for the Black Caucus of the ALA, a member of ACRL’s Budget and Finance Committee, and served on the planning committees of the 2007 and 2009 African American Librarians Conference.

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